My 2000 nissan frontier hesitate on shifting , and stays ...

Q: My 2000 nissan frontier hesitate on shifting , and stays with running with my foot off clutch in first gear

asked by on June 13, 2017

My 2000 nissan frontier 5speed hesitate when shift want drive but will go in reverse and runs in first gear with my foot off the clutch

My car has 250000 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

Hi there. On a manual transmission, most shifting problems are caused by a clutch failure or a gear failure. This is rather common for a vehicle that is more than 15-years old and over 250,000 miles. Trying to pinpoint the exact source of your problem would require a professional mobile mechanic to complete a car is hard to shift inspection at your location.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Car struggles to go up hills and only goes 40-60 mph depending how steep the hill is. What's wrong with my car?

Hi there: Anytime a check engine light is illuminated it's because a sensor has detected a mechanical or electrical fault that impacts the vehicle's performance. If the mechanic you go to hasn't completed a check engine light inspection; which means...

When I shut off engine, the light between 7 and 8 on the dash started to blink. The light is in the shape of a car. I goes away on startup.

The light on the dash could be coming on for the traction control system or the low speed, grade, and terrain assist. It would be best to have the computer scanned to see if there is any pending or stored...

Calipers keep locking up even after replacing.

You need to have the brake master cylinder checked to see if the brake booster actuator pin is not adjusted correct and causing the brake master cylinder to hold partial pressure to the calipers. The caliper slides should also be...

Related articles

The Best Used Cars to Buy If You're an Uber or Lyft Driver
Are Are you thinking of becoming a driver for Uber or Lyft? That could be an exciting career change – you’ll get to meet a lot of interesting people, and if you love to drive, what better way to spend...
2012 Toyota Tacoma vs. 2012 Nissan Frontier: Which One Should I Buy?
The smaller truck category includes those vehicles for men (and women!) who just want to scoot around town but who are opposed to driving a small car and just prefer a truck. These relatively fuel-efficient vehicles offer little in the...
Nissan Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Car Program
If If you have been shopping for a used Nissan vehicle, you may want to check out cars under their certified pre-owned program. Many manufacturers have a certified pre-owned (CPO) program, and each one is set up differently. Read on...